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Each life has a soundtrack. Our stories are the lyrics. This is Musically Hitched!

Musically Hitched MoRey Entertainment

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Each life has a soundtrack. Our stories are the lyrics. This is Musically Hitched!

    Darwin Hobbs - Stellar Award-Winning Gospel Artist Discusses His Journey, The Power of Relationships, Nashville’s 700 Session Club, and Creating HeartArt

    Darwin Hobbs - Stellar Award-Winning Gospel Artist Discusses His Journey, The Power of Relationships, Nashville’s 700 Session Club, and Creating HeartArt

    Darwin Hobbs is one of the most respected and sought after recording artists and Worship Pastors in Gospel music. His inimitable, supple tenor (often compared with the great Luther Vandross) has provided a rich backdrop to hundreds of recordings by artists including Michael W. Smith, Jars of Clay, Amy Grant, Michael Card, Bebe and Cece Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Michael McDonald, Donna Summer, Chris Tomlin, and countless others.
     
    In the late 90s, Darwin Hobbs was signed to EMI Gospel Records (now Motown Gospel). He released seven solo albums, each solidifying his status as a “singer’s singer”. After leaving EMI, Hobbs released Champion: Live through a joint venture deal with Universal Music. That album won a Stellar Gospel Music Award for Praise & Worship CD of the Year. Most recently, Hobbs and wife Traci launched HeartArt Worship, an independent label and partnered with Fairtrade Gospel and Tyscot Records to release his latest single “Get Ready”.
     
    He has served as Worship Pastor and/or Creative Director at some of the country's largest, most progressive churches. Currently, Hobbs currently serves as the Worship Pastor at the 38,000 member Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, NY under the leadership of Dr. A.R. Bernard.
     
    In his first-ever podcast interview, Hobbs shares the inside scoop with host Zack Reynolds, Jr. about:
     
    - His rise to musical stardom from his hometown of Cincinnati even though he didn't want to be a singer 
    - His greatest lessons learned from failure and how to overcome personal and professional setbacks
    - The lucrative side of session work in the Nashville music scene and the  Advertising Industry
    - The Power of Relationships and how they produce longevity 
    - What he would do if he had to start over today
     
     

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    How To Grow Social Media, Secure Endorsements, & Build A Brand - Part 2 w/ Jerrod ”J-Rod” Sullivan

    How To Grow Social Media, Secure Endorsements, & Build A Brand - Part 2 w/ Jerrod ”J-Rod” Sullivan

    In this exclusive sit-down (and first-ever podcast interview) with drummer extraordinaire Jerrod "J-Rod" Sullivan, we dive into the mindset and secrets to success of one of the industry's most in-demand drummers and prolific content creators. 
    In 2006, J-Rod uploaded his first Youtube video, and the reactions confirmed what he knew all along, his musical talent would be used as a gift to educate and inspire others. As a social media influencer with a growing community of 700K+ followers, he is a model for how to grown your online presence as a creative. 
    An alumnus of the Atlanta Institute of Music, J-Rod is the current drummer for The 4 Korners, Jeffrey Osborne, & Avery Sunshine, and has performed alongside musical artists such as Bebe Winans, Smokey Robinson, Chantae Moore, Johnny Gill, Kenny Latimore, and Byron Cage. In addition, he’s made television appearances on Being Mary Jane (BET), SingleLadies (VH1), Greenleaf (OWN), American Soul (BET), Dynasty (CBS), and BET HER. As the founder and owner of the style-centered streetwear brand "Got Pocket?", he has united musicians in over 25 countries. His style, method, and dedication creates an energetic community of aspiring and talented musicians.
    In this episode, J-Rod shares how he went from zero to hundreds of thousands of followers worldwide, his strategy for creating consistently engaging content, why the idea for "Got Pocket" almost never happened, and how he juggles these responsibilities with being an in-demand drummer in the music industry. This one is so good we had to break it down into two parts! Be sure to tap in for this one!
    #contentcreator #professionalmusician #touringdrummer #socialmedia #recordingartist #entrepreneur #musicindustry #musicallyhitched 
     
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    • 24 min
    How To Grow Social Media, Secure Endorsements, & Build A Brand - Part 1 w/ Jerrod ”J-Rod” Sullivan

    How To Grow Social Media, Secure Endorsements, & Build A Brand - Part 1 w/ Jerrod ”J-Rod” Sullivan

    In this exclusive sit-down (and first-ever podcast interview) with drummer extraordinaire Jerrod "J-Rod" Sullivan, we dive into the mindset and secrets to success of one of the industry's most in-demand drummers and prolific content creators. 
    In 2006, J-Rod uploaded his first Youtube video, and the reactions confirmed what he knew all along, his musical talent would be used as a gift to educate and inspire others. As a social media influencer with a growing community of 700K+ followers, he is a model for how to grown your online presence as a creative. 
    An alumnus of the Atlanta Institute of Music, J-Rod is the current drummer for The 4 Korners, Jeffrey Osborne, & Avery Sunshine, and has performed alongside musical artists such as Bebe Winans, Smokey Robinson, Chantae Moore, Johnny Gill, Kenny Latimore, and Byron Cage. In addition, he’s made television appearances on Being Mary Jane (BET), SingleLadies (VH1), Greenleaf (OWN), American Soul (BET), Dynasty (CBS), and BET HER. As the founder and owner of the style-centered streetwear brand "Got Pocket?", he has united musicians in over 25 countries. His style, method, and dedication creates an energetic community of aspiring and talented musicians.
    In this episode, J-Rod shares how he went from zero to hundreds of thousands of followers worldwide, his strategy for creating consistently engaging content, why the idea for "Got Pocket" almost never happened, and how he juggles these responsibilities with being an in-demand drummer in the music industry. This one is so good we had to break it down into two parts! Be sure to tap in for this one!
    #contentcreator #professionalmusician #touringdrummer #socialmedia #recordingartist #entrepreneur #musicindustry #musicallyhitched 
     
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    • 28 min
    Dollars and Sense: Making Music Make Money w/ Daniel Vildor, CPA

    Dollars and Sense: Making Music Make Money w/ Daniel Vildor, CPA

    Numbers don't lie. In order to make a living from your art there must be commerce, and commerce is all about numbers. It’s been said that the “music business” is 10% music and 90% business. What you don’t know can absolutely hurt you and ignorance is expensive! In this episode we sat down with Daniel Vildor (CPA, business manager, and owner of Vie Financial Services) to discuss what it means to handle business as a creative. 
     
    Listen to this episode to discover:
    -How to have a legitimate, profitable entertainment business 
    -How to set up your company structure (i.e. Is an LLC right for you?) 
    -Ways to decrease your tax liability and keep more of your money
    -The systems every creative should have in place 
     
    Contact our guest:  admin@vietaxgroup.com
    www.vietaxgroup.com
     
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    Email us at info@morey-entertainment.com 
     
    #musicbusiness #cpa #taxprofessional #business #entrepreneurship #musicindustry #monetizeyourmusic #artist #singer #songwriter #musician #accountant #certifiedpublicaccountant #podcast #musicallyhitched #accounting #success #businessplanning #lifestyle #music #royalties #publishing #llc #scorp #ccorp #money #success #musicbusinesspodcast
     
     

    • 52 min
    Boss On The Bass: The Real Deal w/ Téja Veal

    Boss On The Bass: The Real Deal w/ Téja Veal

    #musicbusiness #podcast  #tourlife #musician #bassist #singer #randb #funk #gospel #musicindustry #musicallyhitched #musicproducer #Atlanta #touringmusician #vocalist #Miami
    Téja Veal is a woman on a mission who won't take "No" for an answer. Originally from Miami, and currently residing in Atlanta, she epitomizes what it means to be Musically Hitched. Known for her signature pink strings, and infectious smile and a killer pocket as a bass guitarist are just a few of the reasons why she's in demand and has traveled the world with the likes of Lil Yachty, Janelle Monae,  Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michelle, and many other musical stars. 
    Téja has over 20 years of live performance and touring under her belt! She's performed on six continents, on stages including the Grammy Awards, the White House, Radio City Music Hall, NPR Tiny Desk, Montreaux Jazz Festival, O2 Arena, Madison Square Garden, the Late Show, the Today Show, Essence Festival, Coachella, Good Morning America, and tons more. 
    In this episode, you'll discover the who, what, when, where, and why of her success and how you too can capitalize on the opportunities that present themselves along your journey.
     
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    Need coaching to help take your career to the next level?
    Email us at info@morey-entertainment.com 
     
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    Téja on IG: @helloimteja
    Zack on IG: @zackreynoldsjr
     
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    How To Become An In-Demand Musical Director w/ Tres Gilbert

    How To Become An In-Demand Musical Director w/ Tres Gilbert

    #musicbusiness #podcast  #tourlife #musicdirector #bassist #musicaldirector #singer #randb #funk #gospel #musicindustry #musicallyhitched #musicproducer #Atlanta
     
    As a standout bassist and in-demand musical director, Tres Gilbert occupies rare air.  One of Atlanta’s native sons, his musical resume reads like the roster of the Hall of Fame. He is one of the live music architects of the “ATL sound” and is respected by A-list singers and musicians across the globe. When Tres calls, the best-of-the-best answer and he delivers results.
    Tres has provided accompaniment or musical direction for brands such as Revlon and Coca-Cola, and has accompanied or crafted the live sound of numerous artists across multiple genres such as New Edition, Bobby Brown, Roberta Flack, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Indigo Girls, BeBe Winans, Karen Clark-Sheard, and too many more to name here.
    In a rare sit-down interview with Zack, Tres tells all about why, in a sea of talent, he repeatedly has gotten the calls from major artists and shares numerous music business nuggets on the topics of preparation, negotiation, and performance that would help literally anyone take their music to the next level. 
     
    Click the link below to SUBSCRIBE to the Musically Hitched YouTube channel to watch full episodes:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoD6l-yDJhx8L-T8zcgpBbw
     
    Need coaching to help take your career to the next level?
    Email us at info@morey-entertainment.com 
     
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    Tres on IG: @tresfunk
    Zack on IG: @zackreynoldsjr
     
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    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

daniellefboyd ,

Music and Podcast-two things that I love

Musically Hitched provides both and I’m glad that I found this show. Hearing the stories of musical professionals is so inspiring and I am able to draw parallels to my own story. Keep going!

tckeener ,

Love this podcast!

As a podcast lover, I’m always looking for a good one and this one did not disappoint! Even though I’m not a musician, I found the authentic conversations to be both entertaining and a great learning opportunity. Take a listen. You’ll be glad you did.

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